The Scorched Earth Divorce Strategy: Why It Hurts Everyone

The Scorched Earth Divorce Strategy: Why It Hurts Everyone

With movies like Kramer v. Kramer and shows like The Practice, Hollywood has conditioned us to expect attorneys to help us with our legal issues through a long, difficult courtroom battle. No one would tune in if the show involved two people and professionals sitting...
How Is Child Support Calculated in New Jersey?

How Is Child Support Calculated in New Jersey?

Welcome to the world of “Unmarried with Children.” One of the many pieces that needs to be decided on when children are involved in a divorce is the child support amount. Even once the divorce is finalized, it doesn’t mean this piece is done and set in stone. Certain...
Divorcing an Abusive Spouse: What You Need to Know

Divorcing an Abusive Spouse: What You Need to Know

If you’re reading this, you’re taking the first steps to get out of a harmful relationship and move on with your life. It’s not an easy road to take, but it’s important to think about the long-term and what your life will look one, five, and even ten years from now....
Is Divorce Mediation Right for Me?

Is Divorce Mediation Right for Me?

The decision to get a divorce is a difficult one, no matter what the circumstances are. Deciding whether you’d like to take your divorce to mediation can add to the challenge. It’s important to understand mediation and figure out what you want out of the process....
More Women Are Paying Alimony in New Jersey

More Women Are Paying Alimony in New Jersey

There has been a shift in the financial dynamics of the American family. As recently as twenty years ago, most families saw the husband as the primary breadwinner. But a shift in the dynamic of the American household has more women opting to start their careers first,...
7 Pitfalls When Filing For Divorce

7 Pitfalls When Filing For Divorce

Divorce is extremely stressful and confusing, even if you are amicable with your spouse. There are so many moving parts that it’s hard to figure out where to start or where to focus. (And if you think your divorce will be contentious, multiply that by 100.) However,...
Child Custody & Religion

Child Custody & Religion

Curious about how your child’s religion makes a difference in your custody situation? If you have parenting time on the weekends, and the custodial parent has enrolled your children in religious school, what do you do? What if you are a Catholic parent and you have...